Tag Archives: etf


Active vs. Passive vs. Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the prominence of low-cost mutual funds and ETFs has grown over the last 30 to 40 years, so has the debate over whether passive management is better than active management heated up. Study after study […]

Assets in ETFs to Surpass Hedge Funds This Quarter

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – This past week, research firm ETFGI released a report on the state of the ETF industry and projected that assets held in ETFs will exceed the assets held in the much older hedge fund industry. While […]

Biotech Rallies: Composite Models Take Advantage

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – The biotech sector has been on an incredible run over the last four years and so far in 2015, the rally has continued. In the last four years, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NYSE: IBB) has gone […]

Bandon Flagship Strategy Gains Momentum, 5th Year Reached

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Bandon Capital Management has reached it’s 5th year for its hedge fund flagship investment strategy, ‘Directional Interest Rate Strategy’, (DIRS) producing annualized returns of +7.09% net of all fees, comparatively over the same time period […]

IndexIQ Launches Second Hedge Fund Replication ETF: MCRO

Seeking Alpha – The second hedge fund replication ETF from IndexIQ began trading on Tuesday (6/09/09). According to the press release, the IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF (MCRO) seeks to deliver risk-adjusted return characteristics similar to macro and emerging-market style […]

Grail to Launch Active Single-Manager ETFs

Seeking Alpha – Grail Advisors, LLC, the investment advisor that launched the Grail American Beacon Large Cap Value Fund (GVT) last month, has filed with the SEC to launch four additional ETFs. Grail notes that these four funds will be […]

How Is the New Hedge Fund Strategy ETF Doing?

Seeking Alpha – The innovators were out with guns blasting as they introduced an ETF that acts like a hedge fund. How has it been doing since the March 25 launch? This new ETF, established by Index IQ  analyzes publicly […]

US firm launches hedge fund rep ETF

Financial Standard – US investors can now access a liquid and transparent hedge fund replication strategy after IndexIQ launched the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF on the New York Stock Exchange. The New York based firm’s exchange traded fund (ETF) […]

SSgA Launches Intermediate-Term Bond ETF

Seekingalpha.com – As more investment pros warn of a bubble in Treasuries, State Street Global Advisors is launching an intermediate-term bond exchange-traded fund focused on investment-grade corporates and government debt. The SPDR Barclays Capital Intermediate Term Credit Bond ETF started […]

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